grab away

grab someone or something away (from someone or something)

to snatch someone or something away from someone or something. Harry's aunt grabbed the dirty candy away from him before he got it in his mouth. I grabbed away the meat from the dog.
See also: away, grab
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Back in October, they were beaten by a late penalty at home to Cardiff -and they suffered the same fate again as the boos rung around the Riverside, Norwood picking himself up and converting from 12 yards to hand the Cottagers a smash and grab away win.
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King James not only fired back, he emptied the clip-unmindful of NBA fans worldwide who are now a mere video or audio grab away from the action via traditional and social media platforms on the Web.
Don't be upset if you're surrounded by plenty of those types, because that only means that you occupy their minds and thinking, and that they've left put on hold only to watch what you're doing, in an attempt to grab away a piece of your success for their own desperation for attention," Nadine wrote on Instagram.
But Inter blew two big chances to grab away goals, with Ricky Alvarez and substitute Rodrigo Palacio missing sitters.
For those without long memories, West Ham came from behind to stage a smash and grab away win, and the Hammers manager that night burst with uncontained pride.
As Fritz repeatedly tries to grab away the Nutcracker present from Clara, he is also trying to grab the attention of Drosselmeyer, danced with satisfying mysteriousness by Ranagan.
The cynics have a hard time swallowing the "Do no evil" mantra the company espouses, but despite its dominance on the internet and the inability of companies like Microsoft and Yahoo to grab away significant market, Google is still seen by many as a benevolent company that is working to make the world a better place.
Its competitors, including Cisco, want to use the uncertainty caused by Nortel's bankruptcy as leverage to grab away as many of those customers as they can.
If we can grab away goals it will make it very difficult for Aberdeen in the return leg.
Attempts by publishers to take back control(let's charge for our news) will be turned back by a new wave of newsentities eager to grab away the revenues from those old newspaper guys who don't understand how the web works (as well as non-profits that will quickly form to fill the holes left by newspapers).
Here's a slick way, courtesy of reader Joseph Cuetara, to keep those paper towels just a grab away at the workbench.
And imports from Mexico have almost tripled over the last decade, suggesting an increasing effort on the part of Mexico to grab away a piece of the Central American-U.
Finally, long distance, which is AT&T's economic mainstay all these years, remains a highly contested business, with competitors like MCI, Sprint and Worldcom all eager to grab away market share where they can.
Back in October, they were beaten by a late penalty at home to Cardiff - and they suffered the same fate again as the boos rung around the Riverside, Norwood picking himself up and converting from 12 yards to hand the Cottagers a smash & grab away win.